Police: Louisiana man accused of drugging, raping women in 2017

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HOUMA, La. (WDSU) — A Houma man has been accused of drugging two women and raping them, according to the police department.

Last week, Houma police detective were contacted by a 26-year-old woman who was reporting a sexual assault that happened in 2017.

The victim told police that she and her roommate had suspect Willie Williams, 25, over at their residence when they became ill after drinking beverages.

The victims told law enforcement they went to their separate bedrooms and later woke up with Williams on top of them, according to Houma Police.

It was later discovered that Williams eventually had sex with both victims against their will, according to the Houma Police Department.

During the investigation, Houma police learned that the Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Office were currently working an investigation with a different victim and the accounts were similar to the aforementioned information.

Williams was identified as the suspect in the investigation by TPSO.

HPD and TPSO said they worked jointly which led to arrest warrants for Williams on various sexual assault charges ranging from third-degree rape, sexual battery and indecent behavior with a juvenile, according to Houma Police.

Williams was transported to the Terrebonne Parish jail where he will await bond or court on charges from the Houma Police Department and the Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Anyone with information is encouraged to submit a tip anonymously through Crime Stoppers Bayou Region by phone at 1-800-743-7433 or online at www.crimestoppersbr.org. Tipsters could be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000 in cash if the information leads to an arrest.

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